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Viviane Lambert, mother of Vincent Lambert, at the Grand Chamber judgement, June 5, 2015.

A warning for Europe: court ruling undermines right to life guarantees for comatose

Jun 9, 2015

The European Court of Human Rights’ recent decision to allow the removal of a comatose French man’s intravenous feeding tube... Read more

Pope Francis addresses the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, Nov. 25, 2014.

Be brothers and sisters for peace, Pope tells Europe

Nov 25, 2014

Pope Francis said Tuesday that brotherhood and a spirit of mutual service are needed to overcome conflict, telling the Council... Read more

Will Pope Francis' words foster a new pact for Europe?

Nov 24, 2014

With elections for European Parliament having taken place in May, an auxiliary bishop of Brussels hopes that Pope Francis' Nov.... Read more

Will Pope Francis' visit to Europe's parliament bolster family issues?

Nov 22, 2014

Awaiting the Pope's visit to Strasbourg next week, an official of the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe says... Read more

Will Pope Francis' visit to European Parliament be a wake-up call?

Nov 4, 2014

Pope Francis' upcoming visit to European Parliament and the Council of Europe may serve as a wake-up call to Europe... Read more